Archive of ‘DIY’ category

5 DIY Spa Treatments

Since I no longer get the beauty rest I desperately need,  I now rely on beauty treatments to make me look acceptable. In addition to my own DIY budget beauty tips, I’m always looking for new, inventive ones from others and I found these DIY Spa Treatments from BackOnPointe that I wanted to share. I’ve used the […] Read more…

DIY Clean your Bling

My wedding ring looks great when it’s clean but it tends to get dingy very quickly. While I’d love to have the jeweler clean it regularly, I’m a girl on the go and I don’t have time for that. So,  I tried out a few DIY ring cleaner recipes that I heard about from family/friends […] Read more…

Shoe Organizers for more than just shoes!

Shoe Organizers are awesome..for so many reasons other than storing shoes!  I don’t have nearly enough closet/storage space in my home so I had to find some storage workarounds. One particular challenge came when we were preparing the nursery for my daughters arrival and  I realized that there was literally no place to put the […] Read more…

Easy Frozen Yogurt Bites

When I have a snack attack, I transform from a happy person into testy T-Rex scavenging for food.  I refer to this metamorphosis as …”Rexin”. Those who know me are all too familiar with this term, so of course, my sister , who knows me the best, had to share this snack recipe with me. […] Read more…

Easy Frozen Yogurt Bites

When I have a snack attack, I transform from a happy person into testy T-Rex scavenging for food.  I refer to this metamorphosis as …”Rexin”. Those who know me are all too familiar with this term, so of course, my sister , who knows me the best, had to share this snack recipe with me. […] Read more…

Chalk as Closet Dehumidifier

Here’s a cool trick  to keep clothes from moisture;  just hang a bundle of chalk in your closet and it acts as a natural dehumidifier.  This is such an easy and inexpensive way to absorb low levels of moisture. The chalk is a dessicant; which is just a way of saying a “drying agent”. Now […] Read more…

DIY Eyeshadow Primer

I dunno about the rest of you, but I’m a girl who requires primer before applying my powder eyeshadow. With it, I still look pretty good at the end of a LONG work day. Without it, I look like a haggard clown after a day of entertaining ruthless children under the sweat lodge that is […] Read more…

DIY Pore Strips

Elmer’s Glue for DIY Pore strips? Yep,  it’s not just for beddazzling things with glitter folks, you can also use it as a pore cleaner. I love the satisfaction I get from using those Biore pore strips &  knowing all the gunk I’ve put on my face is outta there, leaving my skin super clean. But, I don’t like […] Read more…

Pure Vanilla + Paint = No Paint Fumes

Saw this cool tip on Doityourselfdivas & had to share. To get rid of wet paint fumes, add: One Tablespoon of Pure Vanilla Extract per Pint & mix really well.  Since I bought an old home, I always have a painting project (against my will!) so I’ll have to try this next time & will post my […] Read more…

DIY Confetti Art

Love this DIY confetti canvas artwork; very cool and contemporary! To make one yourself you need: Square Canvas, Spray Adhesive, Metallic cardstock, Glitter paper & a 2 inch paper punch for the confetti. I’ll have to try this lovely DIY project in the near future but until then, wanted to pass along. Found the tutorial […] Read more…

Makeup Dupes

Wanna look beautimous this Valentines Day but don’t want to pay department store prices for your makeup? Here are some makeup dupes; Drugstore makeup that are duplicates of department store brands. Happy Valentines Day! Found this on makeuploversunite Source: makeuploversunite.tumblr.com via Momasaurus on Pinterest Read more…

Oven Mitt as a heat shield

Each morning I wake up at 5:30 am and start the crazy process of trying to get ready for work, all while taking care of my mini-me and wrangling my herd of pets. The way I run around the house scarily resembles  a contestant on the show Supermarket Sweep…minus the team sweatshirts, feather bangs and […] Read more…

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